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  • Excellent rates of Pay
  • Work within a shelter that follows best practice for trauma informed care
  • Be supported by a network of sister shelters across NSW, with additional training on offer  to support your professional development 

Parramatta Women’s Shelter is a crisis accommodation service for women with or without  dependent children, who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence, or other  issues.  

Various shifts are available, salary dependent on experience with 25% loading if staff are  employed on a casual basis. 

The Children’s Support Worker will be expected to create a safe supportive and welcoming  environment for children in the shelter and provide case work for families, alongside the  primary case worker. They will work with the other refuge staff to ensure a package of  support is provided to the children and their mothers, ensuring sensitivity to cultural needs. 


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Job CategorySocial Work
Job FieldFamily, Children and Youth, Women
Employment BasisCasual
LocationWestern Sydney

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Cert IV in Community Studies 
  • Demonstrated experience within the community services sector in a case worker  capacity, preferably in children’s support  
  • Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of family violence and abuse and how best to  support survivors, including the impacts of trauma on children 
  • An understanding of the health and safety requirements in providing services to children Excellent written and communication skills  
  • Ability to use online case management systems  
  • Current first aid certificate or capacity to acquire one before commencement Current NSW Driver’s License  
  • Working with Children Check 
  • Police Check 
  • The right to live and work in Australia 

How to Apply

Please send a covering letter, addressing all essential criteria, plus your CV to

We consider being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under  section 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and sections 30 of the Sex Discrimination Act  1984 (Cth).  

Parramatta Women’s Shelter

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